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Heart Attack Help Guide


  • DRAB - Danger - Response - Airway - Breathing.
  • Stay calm.
  • Sit the casualty down and make them comfortable - half sitting position with knees raised.
  • DIAL 999.
  • Ask for more First Aiders.
  • Ask if they suffer from Angina, if so HELP THEM locate their medication.
  • Reassure and try to remove any anxiety.
  • Monitor pulse and their breathing.
  • If casualty becomes unconscious but is breathing place into Recovery Position and monitor.
  • If casualty stops breathing start CPR 30:2 and ask for an AED - Automatic External Defibrillator.